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Doctor insights on: Effects Of Estrogen On Male Body

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Could higher body fat increase estrogen in the male body?

Could higher body fat increase estrogen in the male body?

Yes: Adipose cells, even in men, produce the enzyme aromatase, which can convert testosterone to estradiol, the predominant estrogen.

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Could high estrogen levels in a males body affect his gender preference?

Could high estrogen levels in a males body affect his gender preference?

Highly doubtful: Interesting idea but I've never seen any evidence or rationale for why this should be so. Complex social and behavioral issues, such as gender preference and gender identity, are never as simple as a high level of this-or-that hormone!

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What can a male age 21 do to reduce/ get rid of facial/ body hair without laser hair removal and that is relatively inexpensive should I take estrogen? Or is there another solution

What can a male age 21 do to reduce/ get rid of facial/ body hair without laser hair removal and that is relatively inexpensive should I take estrogen? Or is there another solution

Hair removal: I would not recommend estrogen as there can be many undesired side effects. You could try using nair. There is a device called the nono but I have no experience with that. Laser hair removal is by far the best method and has become quite economical.

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Please tell me what are estrogen effects on a male?

Many: Reduced libido, sperm, increased breasts, less aggressive personality, and threat of blood clots

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What are the effects of estrogen tablets on a male?

What are the effects of estrogen tablets on a male?

Gynecomastia: Gynecomastia, aka abnormal growth of breast tissue is the likely result of using estrogen via any route on a male. Other changes may include loss of facial hair, weight gain, water retention, etc. Unless you are being treated by a doctor for an impending sex change surgery, this would be a bad choice of medication for most men.

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Side effects of high estrogen in men?

Side effects of high estrogen in men?

Avoid Estr if man: Why take it. It can feminize you, decrease sperm, cause breast enlargement and reduce immunity.

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Effects of high estrogen on body melanin level?

Effects of high estrogen on body melanin level?

Melanin: My understanding of the literature is that melanin may increase the color of your skin. Estrogen should have nothing to do with it. If I have missed your question please let me know.

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What are the mental side effects of extremely high estrogen in men? Can this cause gender issues?

What are the mental side effects of extremely high estrogen in men? Can this cause gender issues?

Not gender issues: High estrogen in men doesn't cause gender issues, but can increase risk of cardiovascular disease including stroke, heart attack, and peripheral vascular disease. Also it can cause gynecomastia, erectile dysfunction, and infertility. Gender identity does not rely on hormone levels alone.

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What could be the effects of a male using estrogen cream?

What could be the effects of a male using estrogen cream?

Little: Probably little to none because the amount absorbed is likely low. But if we assume he uses alot of it, effects could be feminizing such as breast growth. I've not seen this studied specifically.

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Do males have estrogen?

Yes: Men make estrogen as well as testosterone. But they make much more testosterone than estrogen, so the testosterone effects win out.

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What does estrogen do in males?

Protects bone.: Although estrogen levels are lower in men than in women estrogen is important in protecting against bone loss in men as in women.

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How does estrogen affect males?

How does estrogen affect males?

It doesn't: Estrogen is overwhelmed by the effects of testosterone in males and has no impact whatsoever.

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What happens when men take estrogen?

What happens when men take estrogen?

At times: There are certain conditions that make estrogen actually a good thing to use for men. However, estrogen will undo/block testosterone activity in male cells/ tissues. Breast enlarge, testicles shrink, penis thins, and even mood changes.

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How to lower estrogen level for men?

How to lower estrogen level for men?

Antioestrogen: I estrogen lowering compounds are not presently approved in genetic males however can be used under supervision of a physican who understands your medical history tamoxifen is a compound which blocks action at cell level compounds like anastrazole can stop from making oestrogens.

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How can I decrease estrogen level in men?

How can I decrease estrogen level in men?

Work up: Hi. Why is the man's estrogen high? This needs to be evaluated. It could be something serious (although not necessarily). Good luck!

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